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Following discussion regarding residency concerns at last week's school board meeting, Superintendent Tom Harwood shared a letter he wrote to the community addressing the issue.
Grosse Pointe Public School officials will begin interviewing candidates to fill the vocal music position at South High School as the administration continues preparing written charges seeking termination of Ellen Bowen.
The Grosse Pointe Public Schools administration expects to narrow the field of candidates in both the Kerby principal and the South band director searches this week and are likely to present a final candidate to the school board next week.
Grosse Pointe North will go without a head principal this school year and district administrators will provide support for the administrative staff at the high school as an interim solution after a search failed to provide adequate candidates.
Grosse Pointe Public School Board president agrees to include group in strengthening the district's residency requirement for enrollment after they present two petitions and 21 people speak on topic Monday night.
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Among the highlights this week are the meeting of the Grosse Pointe Public School Board, and the Farms and the Park councils. Additionally, Bob Bashara will have his preliminary exam in 36th District Court and the annual Village Sidewalk Sale is scheduled
Parents, students and other stakeholders will be receiving a letter today or within the next few days from the Grosse Pointe Public Schools asking for those interested in helping in the search process to contact South's Principal.
The resolution previously released to Grosse Pointe Patch by the Grosse Pointe Public School district administration was rejected and a motion by a board member was voted upon by the board to terminate the band director.
Grosse Pointe Public Schools Superintendent Tom Harwood is preparing written documents to seek the termination of Ellen Bowen, who remains on administrative leave following an encounter with a student in which she struck him with a cell phone.
Despite pleas from parents and students at the last school board meeting to rethink their decision about terminating Grosse Pointe South's Jazz Band director, the district's application process for the job has already closed.
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